BHC artists win awards in Student Art Exhibition

Seven Black Hawk College students recently were honored for their artistic talent in the annual Student Art Exhibition. The juried competition garnered 60 entries with 39 pieces selected for the show. Amber Dale of Moline (pictured) won first place with her photograph, “Distress.” The other winners are: Second place – Nicole Davis of Milan for […]

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BHC relaunches Visual Arts and Communication program

Art class on computers

Black Hawk College is pleased to announce the relaunch of the Visual Arts and Communication program for the fall semester that begins Aug. 21. The ongoing state budget impasse reduced funding to the college, resulting in previously announced cost reductions. This included the elimination of two art faculty positions. “We are disappointed to lose two […]

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Vietnam veterans honor, thank Black Hawk College

Tom Hickson from Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 299 recently presented Black Hawk College with a framed, signed and numbered print to thank the college for its support, encouragement and work in the community for veterans and military students. The print was created by artist Michael F. Blaser, a Vietnam veteran and former Marine, to […]

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BHC celebrates new Science Art Gallery

chair of the Black Hawk College East Foundation, speaking at the Science Art Gallery Dedication and Reception

Black Hawk College celebrated its new Science Art Gallery at the East Campus with an April 11 reception and dedication. The gallery – located in the Student Science Center in Building B – features eight pieces of art. All of the paintings and photographs are science-themed, including an abstract portrait of rusted steel and images […]

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BHC sweeps NACTA Judging Conference AGAIN!

Congratulations to Black Hawk College East Campus students and coaches for winning the 2017 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference Sweepstakes Award! This marks the ninth time Black Hawk College has garnered the top prize at the national judging conference. BHC students brought home the Sweepstakes Award in 1981-85, 1989, 2009 […]

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East Campus Science & Math Club Trivia Night raises $501

The Black Hawk College East Campus Science and Math Club recently hosted a very successful Trivia Night on campus. The April 1 event raised $501 that will be used to grow the club’s vigorous youth outreach program in area schools and help fund math- and science-related trips for club members. Five teams competed and the […]

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Five incoming BHC students receiving $500 scholarships

River Valley Cooperative

River Valley Cooperative recently awarded nine $500 scholarships to students planning to attend a two-year college. Five of the recipients are incoming Black Hawk College East Campus students. The BHC scholarship recipients are: Amanda Carlson, Aledo Dylan Decker, Atkinson Adam Dynes, Annawan Matthew Lloyd, Aledo Brayden Newman, Lynn Center Applicants were eligible to apply by […]

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Congratulations to BHC Coach Chavera on 400th win

Black Hawk College baseball coach Arnie Chavera notched his 400th win Saturday, April 1 when the Braves beat Highland Community College 7-2. Coach Chavera is in his 13th year as head coach of the Braves. The team currently is 12-3. In 12 years at Black Hawk College, Chavera has led the Braves to the Arrowhead […]

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